Law Society news archive for January 2020
- Posts in January, 2020
Members providing legal aid services will interested in the progress of a case at Edinburgh Sheriff court where a firm is seeking payment of interest on fees from the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB).
Scott Lindsay has joined the Law Society of Scotland as Executive Director of Finance and Operations.
A tourist tax would be most practical and efficient if implemented as part of a national framework, with some built-in flexibility for local discretion.
The UK Money Laundering Regulations have been amended, to take account of changes imposed by the EU’s Fifth Money Laundering Directive with effect from 10 January 2020. The UK Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) have agreed an interim “Key Changes Document” to help firms comply with the new requirements.
The new licensing scheme for short-term lets announced by the Scottish Government will still benefit from the learning which can be achieved through a pilot scheme, the Convener of the Licensing Law Sub-Committee has cautioned.
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